Low central bank sales to the day of $ 131 million

2016/9/22 14:41

Oan- Baghdad]

CBI reported sales, on Thursday, decreased at the end of the weekly auction, to sell foreign currency, the sale of $ 131 million, after selling $ 144 million yesterday.

According to a statement of the bank, the agency received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, "The size of the amount sold today reached 131 million, 105 thousand, and $ 98, priced at 1182 dinars exchange rate against the dollar, and with the participation of 31 banks and 15 companies for the fiscal transfer."

He pointed out that "the amount of remittances and credits amounted to 114 million and 85 thousand and $ 98, while the quantity sold was 17 million in cash, and 20 thousand dollars."

The statement said, "The amounts transferred to the accounts of banks selling abroad is priced at 1190 dinars per dollar, and the cash sales price shall be the price of 1182 dinars per dollar."

The face of the Iraqi Central Bank, licensed banks and money transfer companies, broker for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies by reducing the quantities of all foreign selling of US dollar currency for those wishing to travel outside the country.

And select the bank to these entities, "the amount of $ 3000 sale instead of five thousand dollars for citizens wishing to obtain a dollar to cover their expenses abroad."

He revealed a senior official at the Central Bank of Iraq, about the size of the amount of foreign currency reserves in the bank.

The general director of banking and credit control in the bank Ihsan Shomran Yasiri, in a televised statement, that "the monetary reserves of the Central Bank of Iraq from foreign currency of up to $ 50 billion, which is quite normal number with a country in the past three years a large deficit in the state," stressing that this the foreign reserves, according to the international Monetary Fund on the safe side. "